Roadtrip: The Spectacular Fjords of East Iceland

When my family and I went on the Viking Cruise on the North Atlantic back in October, we spent two full days in the beautiful, vast and unexplored eastern part of Iceland. On day one of our adventures in Iceland, I had planned a roadtrip that would take us through five small villages, starting in Seyðisfjörður where the ferry was docked, and ending in Neskaupstaður…

The Pamir Highway: From Murghab to Khorog

It was time for the final leg of our Pamir Highway journey. To get to Khorog from Murghab, we had chosen the quick and cheap way along the actual highway as opposed to the route going through the Wakhan Valley on the border to Afghanistan that tourists usually take. We walked down to the bazaar in the center of Murghab at 7.30 and were immediately…

The Pamir Highway: From Karakul Lake to Murghab

After going for a morning stroll in the small village of Karakul with one last look at the half-frozen lake, it was time to get on the road once again and head towards Murghab, the biggest town in the eastern part of the GBAO. The ride took only 2 hours and offered beautiful views throughout. On the drive, we saw a sign that told us…

The Pamir Highway: From Osh to Karakul Lake

On the day that we got to Osh, we started researching about Tajikistan, as we wanted to make a move to the country the following day. We were originally going to head to Khujand, but when we read about how hard it was to travel through the Pamir Mountains in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (the GBAO) in East Tajikistan, we decided to head there first, as…

A Roadtrip on Suðuroy

Suðuroy is the southernmost island on Faroe Islands and the fourth-largest. It has a population of 5000 people. Suðuroy is quite different from the rest of the Faroe Islands due to being far away from all the other islands. The atmosphere is more relaxed and the nature is more mild yet raw. In 1946, Suðuroy got the nickname “Little Denmark”, as it was the only…

A Roadtrip through North Eysturoy

Since I didn’t have much succes finding a proper lightweight and waterproof tent in Tórshavn, I decided to try Couchsurfing instead. I knew that it was very last minute, so I contacted everyone available on Faroe Islands. I got a few answers, some saying that they already had guests, some saying that they were busy or travelling themselves, but thankfully, a nice man named Rói…

Touring and Hiking in Norðoyggjar

On the ferry from Hirtshals to Tórshavn, Elien, Liam, Steve, Ildi and I met a nice Faroese man named Hanus, who offered to be our guide and arrange a trip for us on Saturday the 14th. He decided to take us for a 2-hour hike up a mountain, which offered an amazing view of the islands Kalsoy, Bordoy and Kunoy and afterwards to Varmakelda, the…